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Layoff Criteria Development and Implementation

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using seniority as the basis for layoff? What alternatives to seniority are available as layoff criteria?

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Would you design a performance appraisal system based on behaviors, outcomes, or both? Why would you design it this way?

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One of the advantages of using seniority as the basis for layoffs is that this methodology gives an organization's management staff a criteria by which to base their decisions as to which employees will be laid off. In addition, this methodology can be used by individuals within an organization charged with making the decision as to which employees would be laid off, as the methodology by which to ensure that the organization suffers as little as possible from the detrimental effects of a reduction in staff. By keeping those individuals that have the most seniority and experience within an organization, the organization will be able to benefit from the greater capacity of these workers to contribute to the organization, in lieu of a reduction in staff. Experienced workers can usually ...

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